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India Blames Pakistan in Killing of 5 Soldiers

Clash boosts tensions amid push for talks

(Newser) - India says five of its soldiers were ambushed and killed by Pakistani soldiers and fighters along the countries' Kashmir border—a claim Pakistan rejects. "The ambush was carried out by approximately 20 heavily armed terrorists along with soldiers of Pak army," says India's defense ministry. Pakistan denies... More »

Kashmir Avalanche Kills 6 Soldiers, Traps 60

Snow, rain hinder rescue efforts

(Newser) - Six Indian soldiers are dead and about 60 trapped beneath the snow of an avalanche that hit an army training center in a ski resort town in Indian-controlled Kashmir this morning. Rescue operations are under way but are being hindered by incessant rain and snowfall. The soldiers were swept away... More »

Indian Army in Gunfights With Terrorists at Hotels

American officials safe: state department

(Newser) - The Indian army is engaged in gunfights with terrorists at two five-star hotels and a hospital in the financial hub of Mumbai, reports. The fate of hostages—media reports say Americans and Britons are being held, but details are impossible to pin down—remains unclear. The city remains... More »

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